The world is your oyster; the campus is your playground. In a quaint Midwest city of approximately 30,000 sits a bustling academic community of thinkers, entrepreneurs, and game-changers.
Located in West Lafayette, Purdue University boasts more than one notable ranking when it comes to business and technology. In addition to ranking 15th nationally for US patents and creating a record number of startups, the university is known to attract talent from around the world and is ranked 3rd amongst public universities in the nation for its international student population—which stands at more than 10,000 students (approximately one quarter of the entire student body).
At the core of this flurry of ideas and economic activity lies Purdue’s Krannert School of Management, a thriving center of research and applied learning, offering business degrees from the undergraduate to executive levels. Krannert programs integrate with STEM fields such as engineering and science, giving graduates a critical edge when it comes to entrepreneurship and business management in today’s technology-driven economy.
With a seemingly unlimited number of options, business students may opt for degrees such as a one-year MBA for STEM professionals, a master’s in global supply chain management, or a master’s in business analytics and information management.
Regardless of the specialization you pursue at Krannert, you will find yourself surrounded by support, resources, and opportunities. From the 19 Krannert-specific clubs to opportunities to participate in case competitions and startup events, Krannert makes it all possible.
Students have access to a myriad of resources, such as The Anvil co-working space on campus, The Lafayette Tech incubator, The Entrepreneur’s Club, and the Purdue Foundry.
Multiple research centers give students the tools they need to launch business ideas and team up to tackle societal challenges. With more than 100 technology-focused companies located in the area, students have opportunities to both learn in and contribute to this economic hub. Purdue welcomes you to become part of its thriving entrepreneurial community!